Esperanza Spalding wins Grammy for Best New Artist, @WhiteHouse celebrates the moment

Esperanza Spalding won a Grammy for Best New Artist tonight. She’s an extraordinary talent. Moments after her win, White House new media director Macon Phillips congratulated her on Twitter and linked to a video of her performance at the White House Poetry Jam on YouTube:

Shortly after that, the White House account shared the same video, along with a link to all of the performances on the White House YouTube channel.

It’s good to know there are some music fans down the road at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Congratulations to Spalding for the well-deserved recognition.

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2 responses to “Esperanza Spalding wins Grammy for Best New Artist, @WhiteHouse celebrates the moment

  1. Alex – I saw her live a bit ago in Maryland. She was incredible in person. One of those “she is definitely going to be a star” performances.

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